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Today, Sept. 30

BENNINGTON

Meetings at Turning Point Center: All Recovery meeting, 4 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m. Dual recovery, for those who experience both chemical dependency and an emotional or psychiatric illness, 5:30 p.m.

MANCHESTER

Art and craft fair: Manchester Fall Art and Craft Festival will be held Sept. 30, Oct. 1 and 2 at the Practice Tee in Manchester. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 daily, Friday through Sunday. Adult admission is $10, children are free. Rain or shine-under tents. Plenty of free parking. No pets, please. Complete information is available at www.craftproducers.com.

Singles 55: Manchester Community Library will host "Ice Cream Social & Words with Friends" at 6 p.m. The event is open to adults, age 55 and up, who are single (divorced, widowed, separated, or never married) who want to meet fellow singles and establish new friendships through participation in a rousing game of Scrabble. The event is free and open to singles, age 55 and over. Pre-registration is required; call Cindy at 802-549-4577 or email events@mclvt.org by Sept. 26.

HOOSICK, N.Y.

Loyalist lecture: Bennington Battlefield, 5 p.m. to 6. Loyalists and the Battle of Bennington. Come hear a lecture on loyalists who fought in the battle. This will be the third and final presentation on the topic by site assistant David Pitlyk. The lecture will be held out doors on the grounds of the Tory Redoubt. Warm attire is suggested. Parking will be available at the Barnett Homestead at 30 Caretakers Rd. A short walk to the redoubt is required. The event is free and open to the public, no RSVP required.

NORTH BENNINGTON

Lego Club: McCullough Free Library, meets every Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Ages 5 and up.

Cocoa and coloring: McCullough Free Library, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Join your neighbors for a cup of cocoa and meditative adult coloring activities. All materials are provided, but feel free to bring your own coloring book if you'd like.

White Chapel Church: The White Chapel Church on Chapel Road will hold a tag and food sale on Sept. 30, Saturday, Oct. 1 and Sunday, Oct. 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

NORTH ADAMS, MASS.

Concert of Hope and Healing: A Community Response to Violence at Home & Abroad, will be held at 7 p.m. at the First Congregational Church of North Adams, 134 Main St. Desert to follow and goodwill offerings will benefit the Roots Teen Center. For more information, call Michael Daunis at 413-652-8466.

Saturday, Oct. 1

ARLINGTON

Corn hole tournament: Call 802-375-6157 for more information, American Legion Post 69

Harvest Fest: St. James' Episcopal Church will be hosting its annual Harvest Fest, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., rain or shine, in front of the church on Rt. 7A. For more information, call the church office at 802-375-9952, or follow us on Facebook.

Gallery: David Frey Utiger will be the solo exhibitor at the Canfield Gallery in Arlington during the month of October. The artist will host a reception at the gallery from 3 p.m. to 5, and the show can be seen during library hours until November 2.

BENNINGTON

SVC Fall Fest: The public is invited to celebrate Fall Fest at Southern Vermont College from noon to 4 p.m. Fall Fest will offer a variety of events and activities for all ages. Most of the events will take place at the historic Everett Mansion (Everett Theatre, terrace, and front lawn). Festivities will include food, live music and entertainment, local Vermont crafts and gifts, campus and Everett Mansion tours, fun activities for children, and Orvis fly fishing demonstrations. At 2 p.m., the nationally-acclaimed puppeteer from The Puppet Brigade will present a fun performance for children. From 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., SVC's "Town Hall" discussion will take place with President David Evans and the College's cabinet members. Men's and women's soccer games will take place at Everett Field: women vs. Newbury College at 1 p.m., men vs. Mitchell College at 3 p.m. Parking will be limited at the Mansion. Shuttle service will be available from the Mountaineer Athletic Center parking lot. For more information call 802-447-6328 or e-mail mfrancese@svc.edu.

Chicken pie supper: St. Peter's Episcopal Church, two seatings, 5 p.m. and 6:30. The menu is chicken pie with lots of chicken and gravy topped with homemade biscuits, mashed butternut squash with butter and a touch of maple syrup,apple cabbage salad, homemade cranberry orange relish and apple crisp with homemade whipped cream for dessert. The cost is $12 for adults, under 12 is $5 and under 3 is free. Call for reservations at 442-2911 — if leaving reservation on the answering machine please leave a call back number.

Dock dogs: Today and Oct. 2, Green Mountain Dockdogs will be hosting "Jumpin on the Block 2016" in official Dockdogs style with all three disciplines of Big Air, Speed Retrieve, and Extreme Vertical. This competition is open to all people and their dogs. Competitors have to be at least 7 years old and dogs have to be at least 6 months of age to compete. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. both days. For more information please visit our website at www.greenmountaindockdogs.com or our FB page of the same name. The competition will take place at 200 Phyllis Lane, on the site of Morse Block, off Route 7A.

DORSET

Hazardous waste disposal: The Bennington County Solid Waste Alliance will hold a household hazardous waste collection event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dorset School, 130 School Drive. The event is free for residents of the towns of Arlington, Bennington, Dorset, Glastenbury, Manchester, Pownal, Rupert, Sandgate, Searsburg, Shaftsbury, Stamford, Sunderland and Woodford. Small businesses from those towns may also bring materials but must pre-pay for the cost of disposal and must register by Sept. 23. Visit www.bcswavt.org or visit us on Facebook for details. Contact Michael Batcher at 802-442-0713 or email at mbatcher@bcrcvt.org for more information or for business registration.

HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y.

Tractor show: The 2016 Walter A. Wood Tractor and Agriculture Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wood Park. For more information contact Kevin O'Malley at 518-894-5035 or email hoosickkid@gmail.com. The Hill Hollow Band will be appearing from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30. Admission is free.

Hoosick history race: Come join us at Cheney Library at 1 p.m. for Cheney Library's Hoosick History Race. It will be an afternoon of clues and camaraderie. The adventure begins when you and your team receive a set of riddles that will lead you on a driving adventure through Hoosick and Hoosick history. You only need a vehicle to hold your team and a camera to record your success. Be one of the first three teams to complete your mission and receive a prize! Refreshments will be served after the race at the library. Pre-registration at the library is encourage. For more information go to cheneylibrary.org.

NORTH BENNINGTON

Tales for Tots: This growing group meets every Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the McCullough Free Library for stories, games, songs and occasional crafts. All ages are welcome.

WHITE CREEK, N.Y.

Chicken BBQ: Jermain Community Hall, eat-in supper and takes outs will be available at 4:30 p.m. The menu will be half a chicken, baked potato with sour cream, cole slaw, candied carrots, cranberry sauce, pickles, rolls, beverages and home made pies. Tickets are sold at the door and if you need more information or directions, call 802-442-9559, 518-677-3021 or 518-686-9307.

Sunday, Oct. 2

ARLINGTON

Duck run: 8th Annual Battenkill River Duck Run in West Arlington. The event starts with a 1K fun run for the kids at 8:30 a.m., followed by a 5k run/walk and a 12K run/walk at 9 a.m. The Battenkill River Duck Run benefits Arlington Area Childcare dba Happy Days Playschool. Registration the morning of the Duck Run begins at 7:30 a.m. and is $18 for the 5K and 12K and $3 for the fun run, (free for Happy Days' students). Tie-dyed t-shirts will be given to the first 150 entries. Age group awards will be given for the top 3 in each age group from 12 and under to 80 and over. Each participant in the kids 1K fun run will receive an award. Volunteers are also needed to help with registration and other race day tasks, so contact Happy Days at 802-375- 6039 to find out how you can be a part of this community event or for more information about how to register for the event.

BENNINGTON

Bennington VFW breakfast: The Bennington VFW Post 1332, 137 North St., hosts a senior breakfast on the first Sunday of the month beginning at 8 a.m. and continuing "until gone." Donation: $5. Call 802-442-9857 with questions.

Legion bingo: Bingo at American Legion Post 13 is held every Sunday. Doors open at 4:30 p.m.; bingo starts at 6 p.m. No one under 14 admitted.

Jazz at South Street cafe: Come to South Street Cafe for Jazz Brunch with Banulis and Miller. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jam session open to additional artists from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Irish music sessions: A gathering of musicians for the purpose of celebrating a common interest in the traditional music of Ireland and Scotland by playing it together in a relaxed, informal setting. Every Sunday at The Publyk House from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., free to the public.

Monday, Oct. 3

BENNINGTON

College finance workshop: Changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or the FAFSA, are here. Find out what it means for your financial aid plans at a Paying for College workshop, hosted by Vermont Student Assistance Corp. (VSAC). The workshop, which is free and open to the public, will provide parents and students with information on the new filing dates for the FAFSA and applying for a Vermont State Grant. Mount Anthony Union High School. A complete schedule is available at www.vsac.org/schedule. To watch a pre-recorded version, visit http://vsacroadmaps.org/online-presentations.

Music: Bennington College, Deane Carriage Barn, 8 p.m. Chris Lee (vibes/percussion) & Colleen O'Brien (voice/cello).

Bennington Free Clinic Monday hours: The Bennington Free Clinic will be open from 10 a.m. to noon at the First Baptist Church, 601 Main St. Call for an appointment, 802-447-3700. Drop-ins will not be seen.

Elks hosts bingo: Every Monday, the Bennington Elks hosts bingo at the Bennington Elks, 125 Washington Ave. There will be a $1,000 jackpot and 31 games for $13. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and bingo starts at 7 p.m.

Meetings at Turning Point Center: All Recovery; a support group that welcomes people on all pathways to recovery. It is a facilitated topic-discussion meeting with the focus on recovery, 4 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous at 5:30 p.m. Al-Anon Beginners at 6:30 p.m. Al-Anon at 7 p.m., for anyone whose life is affected by someone else's drinking or substance abuse, free, anonymous, confidential.

Open mic night: South Street Cafe, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Free workout group: Get Fit Bennington meets 6 p.m. at Willow Park. All ages and abilities welcome.

HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y.

Coloring and Zentangle: De-stress at Cheney Library at 5 pm with Coloring and Zentangle. Zentangle is a creative art form where all you need is paper, pencil and pen. Drawings can be turned into art designs. Your stress will also be reduced with Zentangle and your focus improved. Zentangle can be done by almost any age ... children, teens and adults. Cheney Library supplies the sturdy paper and the Micron pens; you supply the imagination.

Tuesday, Oct. 4

ARLINGTON

Talent show: Arlington Memorial High School's Talent Show & Café Night. An annual fundraiser, the Talent Show will be held at 7 p.m. in the Mack Multi-Purpose Room at Fisher Elementary School. Admission for the evening is $4 for the general public and free for children under 10. Proceeds from the evening help offset costs for the annual AMHS chorus trip to Proctors and students' acceptance fees to District, State and All New England chorus competitions.

BENNINGTON

Overeaters Anonymous meeting: Overeaters Anonymous meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the Second Congregational Church.

Free Peer Support group meetings: NAMI Vermont Connection Recovery Support Group for individuals living with mental illness meets every Tuesday at 12 p.m. at United Counseling Services, 316 Dewey St.

Live piano: South Street Cafe, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. featuring Rakia Montane (BEGINS April 26)

Thrift store hours: Bygone Boutique, located in the rear of the Seventh-day Adventist Church on Houghton Lane, is open from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. All proceeds go directly to the operating budget of Forrest Ward School.

Bennington Celebrate Recovery: A Christ-centered 12-step recovery program, find healing from hurts, hangups and habits. Group meets Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Every third Tuesday is a potluck/meeting at 6 p.m. Held at 115 Hillside St. at the Second Congregational Church. For more information, contact Peter Grimes at 518-677-5414 or Christa Jan Ryan at 631-559-1594.

Meetings at Turning Point Center: Women's self-esteem group, 11 a.m; Meditation group, 5 p.m.; Hand in Hand recovery meeting, a facilitated meeting where family members in recovery come together with persons in recovery from substance abuse.

Free workout group: Get Fit Bennington meets 6 p.m. at Willow Park. All ages and abilities welcome.

Gentle Yoga for Cancer Survivors: The Cancer Center sponsors free Gentle Yoga for Cancer Survivors weekly, Tuesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., in Conference Room C, at SVMC. You can join at any time and at any stage in your treatment or recovery regime. For more information, please call Jane Schaeffer, 802-447-0393 or go to www.benningtonyoga.com.

HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y.

Story time at Cheney Library: Cheney Library will have story time for preschoolers and their caregivers on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. There will be crafts and snacks.

MANCHESTER

French conversation group: Brush up on your French conversation skills at Manchester Community Library. Six-week session on Tuesdays through Nov. 8, at 6:45 p.m. to 7:45 in the Cafe Commons. These meetings are not lessons, rather opportunities to practice conversation skills. Beginners are always welcome but their participation may be limited to listening and absorbing until they are ready to join the conversation. Free and open to everyone.

Author event: Northshire Bookstore, 6 p.m. Book launch party for David Macaulay, author of "The Way Things Work Now."

Art project: Renowned local artist Kim Ray will come to the Manchester Community Library to facilitate a process art project for 4- and 5-year-olds, immediately following Pre K Story Time which begins at 10:30 a.m.. Process art is all about the experience children have while they're creating, using a variety of materials. It's an open-ended process that allows kids to make their own decisions and just create. Free program, open to the public.

Buddhist meditation and teachings: Buddhist meditation and teachings will be offered by Roger Guest every Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. Call Harda at 802-447-7065 with any questions.

Small Business Networking Group: The group meets every Tuesday in the Cafe Commons at Manchester Community Library at 9 a.m. To join or contact organizer Suzanne Moore, go to www.meetup.com/Southern-VT-Entrepreneur-Small-Business- Networking-Group.

Yoga classes: Manchester Parks and Recreation Department. Classes are designed for all levels of yoga and includes meditation, breathing techniques, and postures on the mat. Classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the Activity Room at the Park House at the Dana Thompson Memorial Park. Class fees are $10.00 or purchase a package of 6 classes for $50.00. Mats are available and drop-ins are welcome. For more information please contact MPR at 802-362-1439.

Wednesday, Oct. 5

ARLINGTON

Free live music: West Mountain Inn, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For info, please call 802-375-6516

BENNINGTON

Music: Bennington College, Deane Carriage Barn, 8 p.m. The Power of Drum. Will Calhoun, Jonathan Joseph and Ronnie Burrage — This is a drum set clinic and concert event featuring Will Calhoun from the Grammy Award winning group Living Colour, Jonathan Joseph, drummer with the Grammy Award winning guitarist Jeff Beck, and Ronnie Burrage drummer with the legendary NEA 2016 Jazz Master Award Winner saxophonist Archie Shepp.

Quilting: A demonstration of La Passacaglia English Paper Piecing will be presented at the Quiet Valley Quilt Guild monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Second Congregational Church on Hillside St. For more information about the Guild visit http://www.benningtonquiltfest.com and click on Quiet Valley Quilters Guild.

Elks benefit dinner: Serving a choice of baked or fried fish or baked chicken, served with scalloped or French fried potatoes, coleslaw, clam chowder, dinner rolls and coffee — all for only $9. Serving 5:30 p.m. until gone. Benefits Elks National Foundation for Scholarships and Veterans Programs. This is a monthly event on the first Wednesday of each month. The Bennington Elks is located at 125 Washington Ave. This event is open to members and guests.

Stress relief with easy moving meditation: No experience necessary. Free to attend. Every Wednesday 7 a.m. to 7:30 am at Upper Willow Park Pavilion. Contact Tracy Purdy-Martin with questions at 802-379-8339.

Meetings at Turning Point Center: Narcotics Anonymous, noon. Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 p.m.

Free workout group: Get Fit Bennington meets 6 p.m. at Willow Park. All ages and abilities welcome.

MANCHESTER

Chinese philosophy: Harvard Professor of Chinese History Michael Puett and journalist Christine Gross-Loh will discuss the impact of Chinese philosophy in a talk at Manchester's First Congregational Church at 7 p.m.

Video press release: Come to the GNAT studio from 10 a.m. to 4 to create your one minute video announcement or PSA. You bring the message, and GNAT does the video production. The program is open to individuals, nonprofits, town governments and community groups promoting non-commercial community wide events, activities and information. If you can't make it to the studio , you may set up another time to film your video. For more information or to register visit: www.gnat-tv.org, or call Hoss at 802.362.7070.

Support group: For anyone living with any type of loss due to a death. The first and third Wednesday of every month at 2 pm, Manchester Library. For more information contact Beth Newman at 802-688-4557 or bnewman@bayada.com.

Thursday, Oct. 6

ARLINGTON

Legion: Monthly meeting, 6 p.m. Post 69, call 802-375-6157 for more information or to become a member.

BENNINGTON

Renters 101: A free three- week course on responsible home renting strategies. Renters 101 will be offered every Thursday, 12:30-2:30 p.m. beginning Oct. 6 at the Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside St. To Register: Contact Denise Main at 802-442-6934 or email at dmain@sunrise@sunrisepcc.com.

Job fair: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bennington Firehouse on River Street The event is free to all jobseekers. More than 20 employers are scheduled to attend, including some of the largest employers in the area. Job seekers should dress in business attire and bring résumés to present to employers. For more information or to request an exhibitor table, please call your local Vermont Department of Labor office at 802-442-6376.

Author event: Vermont Mystery Author Archer Mayor, 7 p.m. at Bennington Free Library, 101 Silver St. Discussion and signing of latest book, Presumption of Guilt. Contact co-sponsor Bennington Bookshop 802-442-5059 or benningtonbookshop.com for more info.

Children's chorus: The Bennington Children's Chorus, directed by Kerry Ryer-Parke, begins its fall term on Oct. 6. The Junior Ensemble (ages 7-12) meets from 3:45-4:45 p.m.; the Senior Ensemble (ages 10-18) meets from 4:45-5:45 p.m. Weekly Thursday rehearsals are held at the Unitarian Universalist Meeting House, 108 School St. There is a fee to participate and scholarships are available. New choristers may try the first two weeks before making a financial commitment. There is no audition required. For more information please visit: www.benningtonchildrenschorus.com

Bennington Free Clinic hours: The Bennington Free Clinic is held each Thursday at 6 p.m., for uninsured people 18 years of age or older, in the First Baptist Church at 601 Main St. Please call 802-447-3700 for an appointment.

Live music at South Street cafe: Come to South Street Cafe for live music(Funk & Jazz Music with That Strange) for your lunch hour, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Thrift store hours: Bygone Boutique, located in the rear of the Seventh-day Adventist Church on Houghton Lane, is open from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. All proceeds go directly to the operating budget of Forrest Ward School.

Meetings at Turning Point Center: All Recovery meeting, 11 a.m. Making Recovery Easier meeting, 4 p.m., this is a 6-week series of workshops for those new to recovery or for those who have struggled with the recovery process. It helps people to better understand and get the most out of 12-step meetings. A certification of completion is awarded for completing the series; Codependents Anonymous 6 p.m.

Free workout group: Get Fit Bennington meets 6 p.m. at Willow Park. All ages and abilities welcome.

HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y.

Basket Bingo: Immaculate Conception Church will be having its annual basket bingo in the church hall. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. and games begin at 6:30. There will be door prizes and raffles. Tickets will be sold at Thorpe's Pharmacy and the Rectory. For questions, please call 518-686-4737.

Celebrate Recovery Meeting: A Christ centered 12-step recovery program Thursdays 6:30 pm Hoosick Falls Community Alliance Church 484 Hill Road. Come find healing from any of life's hurts, hangups, and habits For more information call, Jonathan 518-686-3269, Bob 518-779-3485 or Sandy 518-686-5962

MANCHESTER

Moon talk: Green Mountain Academy will host a talk about NASA's Apollo moon missions with Dr. John Delano of SUNY Albany at 5:30 p.m. at the Manchester Community Library. Registration for the talk is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. For more information or to register, please call 802-867-0111 or visit our website at greenmtnacademy.org.

Author event: Northshire Bookstore, 6 p.m. Book launch party for Jack Mayer, author of "Before the Court of Heaven."

Chronic pain workshop: The Healthier Living Workshop — a free, fun, and interactive six-week educational program in southern Vermont — can help patients manage symptoms and gain skills to live their best life possible every day. Registration for the fall session is open now. The workshop is scheduled 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Oct. 6, 13, and 20 and Nov. 3, 10, and 17 at Equinox Terrace, 324 Equinox Terrace Road. Those interested in attending should contact Kathy Dockum, regional coordinator, at 802-440-4098 or kathy.dockum@svhealthcare.org.

NORTH BENNINGTON

Food Shelf Hours: The Food Shelf at the North Bennington Baptist Church is open the last Thursday of every month from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

POWNAL

Bingo: The American Legion Post 90 in Pownal will host bingo at 5 p.m. Bingo begins at 6:30 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 7

BENNINGTON

Cancer benefit: Cancer Center Community Crusaders Benefit sponsored by American Legion Family Post 13, Northside Drive. Roast pork dinner limited seating, 6 p.m. $12.00 pre-buy ticket at American Legion.

Live music: Eric Despard Latin Jazz Quartet (LJQ) lights up the Masonic Hall stage at 504 Main Street. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets for this event are only available at the door, $10 general admission and $5 for students.

Meetings at Turning Point Center: All Recovery meeting, 4 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m. Dual recovery, for those who experience both chemical dependency and an emotional or psychiatric illness, 5:30 p.m.

MANCHESTER

Author event: Northshire Bookstore, 7 p.m. Ken Davis, author of, "In the Shadow of Liberty."

NORTH BENNINGTON

Poetry reading: Lucie McKee, 5 Bank St., 5:30 p.m. Free. Refreshments to follow.

Lego Club: McCullough Free Library, meets every Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Ages 5 and up.

Cocoa and coloring: McCullough Free Library, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Join your neighbors for a cup of cocoa and meditative adult coloring activities. All materials are provided, but feel free to bring your own coloring book if you'd like.

Saturday, Oct. 8

ARLINGTON

Basket party: American Legion Post 69, 11 a.m. A light lunch will be served. Tickets are $7 for 1 sheet and $3 for additional. 50/50 raffle. We are would greatly appreciate help with basket donations. Call 802-375-6157 for more information.

BENNINGTON

Book signing: Local author Phil Holland will be signing his book, "A Guide to The Battle of Bennington and the Bennington Monument" at the Bennington Battle Monument from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

MANCHESTER

National Theatre Live: "One Man, Two Guvnors," Burr and Burton Academy's Riley Center for the Arts at 3 p.m. Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning is excited to offer the screening of "One Man, Two Guvnors." Tickets are $18 for adults, $12 for seniors and $9 for students. Tickets may be purchased online at bbatickets.com.

NORTH BENNINGTON

Tales for Tots: This growing group meets every Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the McCullough Free Library for stories, games, songs and occasional crafts. All ages are welcome.

Sunday, Oct. 9

ARLINGTON

Breakfast: 8 a.m. to 10. Seniors 65 and over are free; all others are $6 each, donations are greatly appreciated. American Legion Post 69.

BENNINGTON

Free pet clinic: For dogs and cats, restricted to families who are homeless or receiving public assistance: 3SquaresVT, Medicaid, fuel assistance, Meals on Wheels. For treatment of minor illnesses, wounds or injuries, wellness exams, vaccinations, parasites. Dogs must be on leashes, cats in a safe container Between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 601 Main St.

Legion bingo: Bingo at American Legion Post 13 is held every Sunday. Doors open at 4:30 p.m.; bingo starts at 6 p.m. No one under 14 admitted.

Jazz at South Street cafe: Come to South Street Cafe for Jazz Brunch with Banulis and Miller. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jam session open to additional artists from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Irish music sessions: A gathering of musicians for the purpose of celebrating a common interest in the traditional music of Ireland and Scotland by playing it together in a relaxed, informal setting. Every Sunday at The Publyk House from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., free to the public.

HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y.

Cow plop bingo: St. Mary's Academy Annual Cow Plop Giveaway and Car Show will be held at the Town of Hoosick Athletic Field. Food, fun, games, music, and vendors all afternoon long. Get there early for the car show which runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Car registration is $10 per vehicle. Vendors are welcome, $10 for a 10' by 10' space. Sponsorship for $100 or more is also available. The cow plop and family activities kick off at 11 a.m. Deeds are $20 and there will only be 550 sold. If the cow "plops" in your square, you will win $1000. To purchase a deed or for more information, please call the school at 518-686-4314.


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